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Doxycycline, Valtrex for a 54-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 54 year old female patient who has Lyme Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,662 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,438 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.

What are the conditions

Lyme disease (a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks) (latest reports from 4,305 patients) can be treated by Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Amoxicillin, Ceftin, Plaquenil.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 40 females aged 49 (±5) who take Doxycycline, Valtrex are studied

Doxycycline, Valtrex outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: female

Conditions: Lyme Disease

Drugs taking:
- Doxycycline (doxycycline hyclate): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
ValtrexThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Doxycycline is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Valtrex is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aAnxiety
Pain
Nausea
Back Pain
Osteonecrosis Of Jaw
Depression
Dysuria
Vomiting
Constipation
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Lyme Disease
- support group for people who take Doxycycline
- support group for people who take Valtrex

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Are my symptoms caused by doxycycline ?
    (Asked by a 52 year old woman who has Gum Abscesses X2, Anosmia, Pain In Fingers And Thumb Left Hand Severe Possible Nerve Based, and takes Doxycycline)
    Within 12 hours of taking first dose of 200mg Doxycycline severe pain in knuckle of pinkie finger, over next 2 days shifted to index finger then finally to thumb and index finger pain severe unable to tolerate any pressure in area and continues until now. 3rd day red rash to face with what looked li ...

  • How do you get rid of emotional disorder after taking doxy
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Anxiety And Stress, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate)
    How to cure Emotional Disorder from Doxy...I took this for a very bad tooth infection...took the whole script and hind sight I should have stopped because I realize I was having some side effects, but continued because I felt so bad due to my mouth...anyway, the day after I finished I had a massive ...

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You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • My experience with lyme
    (Posted by a 25 year old man who has Cognitive And Psychiatric Disorder, Lyme Disease, Inflammation And Severe Nerve Damage, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate)
    My final semester at college- Woke up to extreme inflammation in what was determined to be a portion of my trapezius on the left side length of my next. It was accompanied by severely swollen lymph nodes throughout my entire body. I went about my day with what to me was seemingly a bad neck cramp ...

  • Symptons from taking doxycyclin
    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Rash From The Sunburn And Very Itchy, High Sensitivity To Sun, Burned Easily Even With Sunscreen, Cold Tingling On Toes And Hands, Skin Burning Sensation On Hands, Elevated Creatinine Levels, and takes Doxycycline)
    I recently went in for a physical, everything was normal except my Creatinine levels. I had severe symptoms from burning hands/knuckles to feeling very tingly like cold needles. Also, burned very easily from sun even with 50 sun screen applied. Should I be worried about the Creatinine levels be abn ...

  • Doxycycline/severe sun reaction
    (Posted by a 80 year old man who has Virgilio, Severe Burning And Redness Lasted For Weeks, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate)
    Was put on Doxycycline for an infection on the surface of my knee.Went to a football game in NC,SEPT.14TH,was in sun for maybe 3-4 hours.I have Virgilio but have been in sun many times with no such burn.Also used 45 sunblock! Went to doctor following Monday,because of concern for infection,she s ...

  • I got pneumonia while taking topamax, obvious correlation
    (Posted by a 44 year old woman who has Plantar Fasciitis, Trigger Finger, Anemia - B12 Deficiency, Anemia, Malabsorption, Gastric Bypass, Osteopenia, Chronic Pancreatitis, Depression, and takes Klonopin, Ambien Cr, Prilosec Otc, Zenpep, Calcium, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Job's-tears, Vitamin B12, Zofran, Zantac, Zyrtec, Doxycycline Hyclate, Reclast, Venofer, Neurontin, Buspar, Effexor, Dilaudid)
    I do not take all the medicines above all the time but I am using an implanted pump giving me less than 2mg of dilaudid per day, 75 mg effexor daily and usually buspar. Dr prescribed topamax within 4 days I was hospitalized with Pneumonia, stayed a week came home a week had a clear chest x ray and ...

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 50-59 with Lyme Disease:
  1. Chest pain (16 reports)
  2. Dizziness (13 reports)
  3. Weakness (12 reports)
  4. Nausea and vomiting (11 reports)
  5. Headache (11 reports)
  6. Diarrhea (10 reports)
  7. Nausea (10 reports)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 reports)
  9. Abdominal discomfort (8 reports)
  10. Fatigue (7 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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